Historical Events for May 1877
Events 1 - 10 of 10
5th - Indian Wars: Sitting Bull leads his band of Lakota into Canada to avoid harassment by the United States Army under Colonel Nelson Miles.
7th - Cin Enquirer, 1st uses term "Bullpen" to indicate foul territory
8th - 1st Westminster Dog Show held
9th - Mihail Kogălniceanu reads, in the Chamber of Deputies, the Declaration of Independence of Romania. This day became the Independence Day of Romania.
12th - Ottawa Rough Riders 1st outside competition vs Britannia
13th - Caesar Franck's "Lesson Eolides," premieres
16th - May 16, 1877 political crisis in France.
17th - Edwin T Holmes installs 1st telephone switchboard burglar alarm
22nd - 3rd Kentucky Derby: Billy Walker aboard Baden-Baden wins in 2:38
24th - 5th Preakness: C Holloway aboard Cloverbrook wins in 2:45.5